Partnership Staff Biographies

Kathy Moore, MSW
Executive Director
Kathy Moore has worked on domestic violence and sexual assault issues for over 20 years. After serving as Executive Director for a domestic and sexual violence organization in Oregon, Kathy relocated to California in 2005, where she continued her work in the field serving as an independent consultant assisting domestic violence and sexual assault programs with organizational development activities, meeting facilitation, grant proposals, development and training projects, and other capacity-building contracts. She previously worked with the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, serving as our Associate Director responsible for managing operations and overseeing training, technical assistance and their membership program.

Over the course of her career, Kathy has worked on a number of research and evaluation projects including serving as an empowerment evaluator for a CDC-funded intimate partner violence primary prevention project, preparing reports on domestic violence programs for funders, providing trainings on State-funded program evaluation and continuous quality improvement requirements, and evaluating state-funded LGBTQ access project and faith-based prevention initiatives.

Kathy earned an MSW degree with a concentration on social services program management and outcome evaluation from Portland State University, a certificate in non-profit financial management from the Institute for Nonprofit Management, and is trained in the Technology of Participation from the Institute of Cultural Affairs.
 

Alicia Bernstein, MPA
Capacity-Building Program Specialist
Alicia is the Capacity-Building Program Specialist for the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence.  She has been involved in intimate partner violence and oppression prevention and education since 2001.  She has developed and implemented procedures and policies to increase program delivery and staff retention. She has direct and indirect counseling experience and has catered her education to understanding the construction of violence.  Alicia has a Master’s in Public Administration with a primary focus on leadership, strategy and public policy from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Science degree in Women’s Studies from California State University.

Alicia is the board Vice President with the  Center for Community Health and Well-Being, Inc. 


Camille Hayes, MA
Public Affairs Specialist

Before joining the Partnership, Camille worked as the Education & Outreach Specialist for the Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence, Nevada’s statewide domestic violence coalition. While at NNADV, Camille spearheaded community education programs, directed a distance education course for domestic violence advocates, and launched a strategic media outreach program, the first in that agency’s history.

In addition to her work in the domestic violence movement, Camille also has experience in teaching and journalism. She has taught writing at Stanford University, the University of Nevada, and Truckee Meadows Community College. From 2000-2002 she worked as a features reporter for the Reno Gazette-Journal, and she continues to work as a freelance writer for newspapers and magazines. Camille holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts in English.


Jacquie Marroquin
Capacity-Building Program Manager
Jacquie Marroquin began her work in the violence against women movement twelve years ago working with domestic violence and sexual assault survivors in the Central Valley. Jacquie has worked with survivors, managed programs, and provided domestic violence, sexual assault and anti-oppression trainings at local, statewide and national levels.

Currently, Ms. Marroquin is the Capacity-Building Program Manager for the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, where she manages the organization's training and technical assistance programs for domestic violence organizations in California. She is a 2006 graduate of San Francisco State University, Court/Legal Interpreting Program, 2010-2011 Fellow of New York University’s Women of Color Policy Network, and 2012-1013 Women’s Policy Institute Fellow.


Krista Niemczyk, MPP
Public Policy Manager

Krista Niemczyk is the Public Policy Manager at the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (the Partnership) where she represents domestic violence programs throughout California at various government agencies, including the California State legislature. Through this advocacy, Krista ensures that the voices of domestic violence programs and survivors are heard and reflected in public policies. Before joining the Partnership, Krista was the Public Policy Coordinator at the National Network to End Domestic Violence, where her work focused on advocating for increases in federal funding for domestic and sexual violence programs and reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. Previous experiences include working with at-risk youth, which fueled her passion for social policy issues. Krista received her Master's degree in Public Policy with a concentration in Social Policy from American University and received a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from California State University, Long Beach. 

Lisa Fujie Parks, MPH
Prevention Program Director

Lisa directs the Partnership’s Prevention Program, which advances policies and programs to support safe and healthy youth relationships through leadership, advocacy, and a statewide network of prevention advocates. For over 17 years, she has designed, implemented and evaluated programs and policies to promote health and equity in our relationships, families and communities. Lisa has conducted hundreds of trainings and provided consultation services in over 10 states. She is lead author of Poised for Prevention: Advancing Promising Approaches to Primary Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence and co-author of The Spectrum of Sexual Violence Prevention: Toward a Community Solution. Lisa serves on NoVo Foundation’s Advisory Group for the Move to End Violence initiative, the National Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Council, and the California Department of Public Health’s Statewide Teen Dating Violence Prevention Team and Essentials for Childhood Collective Impact Team.